Costs: When is a disease not a disease?

Paul Jones discusses fixed success fees ‘The key issue, so held the judge, was that there was no express definition of a disease with CPR 45.23. In the absence of a particular definition, the court could only interpret disease within the ordinary meaning of that word.’ Fixed success fees have resulted in far fewer cases …
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Cases Referenced

  • Bird v Meggitt Aerospace Ltd (17 May 2012)